Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
It was recorded at the International Sports Arena in San Diego, one of three complete concerts on the US tour to debut in the set.
The group may have split, but their version of Robert Johnson’s ‘Crossroads’ became a US single just as they were entering the UK charts with ‘White Room.’
The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
Cream’s second album, ‘Disraeli Gears’, remains a psych-blues masterpiece that ensured Clapton and co’s place in the history books.
The set will feature three complete concerts on the band's final US tour in October 1968 and their ensuing last UK date at the Royal Albert Hall.
'Eric Clapton & Friends: A Tribute To Ginger Baker' will feature other specially-chosen guests to be announced in due course.
Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce… together they turned live shows into an art form, but the best Cream live performances reflect their individual brilliance.
There's no question; if we had to pick just one track by Cream that epitomises Jack Bruce’s vocal delivery it would be ‘White Room’.
uDiscover Music talks to Ginger Baker's daughter about her life and her memoir, 'Tales Of A Rock Star's Daughter.'
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
First issued in 2003, it's a remarkable record of the BBC sessions recorded between 1966 and 1968 by Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker.